Residence Life

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Living on Campus

Join an empowering, supportive, and fun community

A community is more than a place to live.

At SAU, it encompasses everyone who surrounds and challenges us, sparks laughter, and offers unyielding support. It encompasses a willingness to jump into new situations, giving respect, and feeling respected.

While living at SAU, you'll experience community during late-night study sessions and in deep conversations with friends and suitemates; as you meet classmates for a cup of coffee or for lunch in Cosgrove; as you jump into a sand volleyball game outside Franklin Hall; or as you join (or lead) a floor activity.

Our goal is to foster a safe, supportive, and empowering community that will challenge and support you to grow and develop holistically. Not only will you live in the best college housing in the Midwest, but you can also join in the recreational, educational, spiritual, and cultural programs that define and grow our community.

Housing Information Our Residence Halls

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North Hall

Take it all in! Walk under the towering oaks that frame Ambrose Hall. Have a meal in the dining hall. Visit a class and talk to the professors. We're here to support and encourage you, and we hope you'll come see for yourself all we have to offer.

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All the Comforts of Home

students talking in residence hall

A residence hall is more than a place to live; it's a place to live with purpose and compassion. With 24/7 security, weekly housekeeping, and Resident Assistants on each floor, students living on-campus are surrounded by people who care and want them to succeed.

Residence Life at SAU

First-Year Residence Halls

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Then, contact us so we can learn more about you and check for other awards, scholarships and grants for which you may qualify. Each year, St. Ambrose University awards nearly $30 million in institutional aid and scholarships. Take the first step and ask. Our admissions representatives are happy to help.

Residence Life Staff

Cathy Cunningham, Administrative Assistant
Daneel Gayle, Director of Residence Life
Yazmeen Perez, Area Coordinator for Franklin and Rohlman
Mariama Jawo, Area Coordinator for Davis, McCarthy, and North
Halie Dodd, Area Coordinator for Cosgrove and Bechtel
Steven McConnell, Area Coordinator for Hagen, Tiedemann, Townhouses, and Houses


Residence Life
Rogalski Center, 2nd floor
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803
563-333-6256 fax

So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? Click on the visit button below to learn more about our virtual and in-person visit options.